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Balance / Power / Concentration / Speed / Finesse / Physics / Gravity / Momentum / Grace …

June 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment
Balance / Power / Concentration / Speed / Finesse / Physics / Gravity / Momentum / Grace …

… and pure unadulterated beauty.

The Art of Riding for Polo

March 16, 2013 | By | Add a Comment
The Art of Riding for Polo

“The Art of Riding for Polo” excites me. We all love the game of Polo and all it embodies, but really what does it for me, is the riding and horsemanship that goes hand in hand with this great game.

Schooling in the Arena

February 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment
Schooling in the Arena

Some of my most memorable polo moments have been while schooling horses in the arena. I was lucky enough to play some of my earlier polo in Santa Barbara, California. Every morning many great horsemen would ride out, share their expertise and wonderful jokes and anecdotes.

What exercises off the field will equip you better on the field?

January 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment
What exercises off the field will equip you better on the field?

Without exception all the great players I have known improved their polo when they increased their overall strength.

The line out and how you and your team can master one of polo’s set plays

January 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment
The line out and how you and your team can master one of polo’s set plays

A few of my good friends from around the world have asked me for advice on how to be more positive and productive in the line out. So here are my new year thoughts on playing at the front of the line out and becoming awesome at it.

Players of the future in test-match thriller

December 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Players of the future in test-match thriller

Yesterday on a beautiful Canterbury spring day we adults/parents/ families/friends/teachers and sports fans were treated to a wonderful day of Polo, youthful enthusiasm, skill and absolute daring.

Tim the Wooden Horse

November 22, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Tim the Wooden Horse

Tim is my warhorse. This season he has had no days off, has stayed sound and only needs covering at night.

Best spring yet at the polo school

November 22, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Best spring yet at the polo school

We have had a wonderful spring at the polo school and I have to say our best ever.

Deliberate practice the key to success

November 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Deliberate practice the key to success

Scientific research shows that the quality of your practice is just as important as the quantity. Simply spending time doing something won’t lead you to expert levels of performance.

Polo Horse Assn joins with AQHA

October 26, 2012 | By | Add a Comment
Polo Horse Assn joins with AQHA

A new industry alliance has been struck between the American Quarter Horse Association and the American Polo Horse Association.